“Interpreter of Maladies” illustrates the dangerous romanticism between a young mother and the family’s tour guide on their vacation in India, implying various themes connected to gender expectations. This critical analysis will focus on such depictions of traditional gender roles and their disparities through the thoughts and actions of the two main characters.
The Remains of the Day, by British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, is an astonishing novel that tells the story of Stevens, an aging butler, and his journey through the English countryside not only to visit an old work colleague, but also back to his past and examine the person he has become.
C.S. Lewis in his book The Screwtape Letters gives readers a different perspective of temptation: a demon’s.
In his book “Another Person’s Poison: A History of Food Allergy”, Matthew Smith describes how food allergy became a “legitimate” science, and how the relationship between food and health was understood through time.